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Articles Tagged Mastering

  • Monday, September 21, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/21/15 06:35 AM,
    Over the past 15 years, F. Reid Shippen has mixed 10 Grammy Award-winning projects with Kenny Chesney, Jewel, Matthew West, Keith Urban, Jonny Lang, Ingrid Michaelson, and the London Symphony Orchestra. Regardless of the genre, he relies on his Manley Massive Passive two-channel, four-band passive equalizer. “The Massive Passive is capable of doing a wide range of stuff, from things that are really subtle to some pretty hardcore music,” Shippen explains. “As a mix EQ, it’s everything that you want… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogEngineerProcessorStudio

  • Friday, September 04, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/04/15 09:18 AM,
    The Restore suite of plug-ins from Sonnox has been released in 64-bit format, bringing compatibility for DAWs such as Pro Tools 11/12, Logic Pro X and other 64-bit DAWs. Designed for accurate audio restoration, the Sonnox Restore suite includes three plug-ins - Oxford DeNoiser, Oxford DeClicker and Oxford DeBuzzer - for fast and effective removal or reduction of pops, clicks, crackles, hum, buzzes and background noise. The following plug-in formats are now supported: AAX Native, RTAS, Audio Units and VST.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/27/15 08:04 AM,
    Audiogrotto is a full-service audio recording facility built in a turn-of-the-century church and located in the historic East Row district of Newport, KY serving the greater Cincinnati area. Recently, Ashley Shepherd, owner and engineer of Audiogrotto, used the NUAGE Advanced Production DAW System, the joint collaboration between Yamaha and Steinberg, to record, mix, and master RCA artists WALK THE MOON remake of “It’s Your Thing” (originally performed by THE ISLEY BROTHERS in 1969). Shepherd co-produced the single with the band… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalEngineerStudio

  • Monday, August 17, 2015
    David S. Eley 08/17/15 11:09 AM,
    This article is provided by The Audio Mastering Blueprint Studio acoustics is a large and rather complicated subject but you don’t need to be an expert to do a good job of your mixing or mastering. I’m going to go through the main points and show you how to easily and quickly achieve a professional listening environment. When mastering, it is vital that we are able to accurately monitor the sounds that we are working on. A major part of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureEngineerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/17/15 10:38 AM,
    SIR Audio Tools has released StandardCLIP, a new advanced clipping-plugin. StandardCLIP was designed to handle the clipping process with as much flexiblity as possible. StandardCLIP can be used as a dynamic tool to increase the volume or as an effect to add odd harmonics to your signal. It offers oversampling up to the factor 32 and a large variety of options including minimum phase mode (without additional latency) and linear phase mode (preserves phase-shift) and the ability to change the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, August 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/14/15 01:59 PM,
    Editing, mixing, and mastering engineer, Ukraine-based Oleg “Yorshoff” Yershov is an audio software beta-tester and a translator of pro audio books, manuals, and technical documents from English to Russian. He works mainly with rock and metal artists from Ukraine specifically and Europe and Russia generally, and he enthusiastically shares his talents by way of online video tutorials on creating, mixing, and mastering music. Yorshoff is also an ardent user of Metric Halo plug-ins, which help him create the musical and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Thursday, August 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/13/15 01:54 PM,
    Waves Audio is now shipping the Waves Cobalt Saphira plugin, an advanced harmonics shaping tool that lets you give your mixes analog musicality, depth and “glue” by adding harmonics to your tracks and separately shaping the various qualities of the harmonics you are adding.  Waves Cobalt Saphira gives you digital control over different aspects of your harmonics:—Edge and Warmth – for separately controlling and balancing even and odd harmonics—4-band EQ – for separately shaping the frequency spectrum of each type… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
    Bruce A. Miller 08/12/15 05:54 AM,
    This article is provided by   In the world of recording there are numerous kinds of effects. However, often there are more terms and details specific to each device than the average engineer would care to learn before jumping in and using the new equipment. Details are very important, though, and are critical to understanding the basic opperation of all equipment. So let’s take a look at threshold based effects and make sure we all have a good understand… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationMixerMonitoringProcessorSignalStudio

  • Friday, August 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/07/15 07:33 AM,
    When mastering engineer Glenn Schick found himself missing out on projects in his Atlanta-based studio because he had to attend a high profile awards show in Los Angeles, he realized he needed a new workflow that would allow him to continue his mastering work on the go. “I was thinking to myself, ‘Man, if I only had a portable setup it would be great to knock out a job in my hotel room’,” he recalls. He soon began assembling a… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerManufacturerMonitoringProcessorStudio

  • Tuesday, July 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/28/15 08:09 AM,
    With multiple awards and more than ninety-seven million albums sold, producer Michael Wagener is best known for metal recordings since the 1980s from Ozzy Osborne, Mötley Crüe, Metallica, and Dokken to Skid Row, W.A.S.P., Poison, Great White, Megadeth, and more. One of the key elements behind nearly all of Wagener’s heavy mixes is Manley Labs’ Massive Passive EQ. Wagener eschews adding EQ to individual instruments while recording, preferring to get the sounds he’s after during the tracking phase. “I generally… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerProcessorSignalStudio